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APD Investigating Fatal Shooting, Central Ave Closed

APD Investigating Fatal Shooting, Central Ave Closed

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE - The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting at Central Ave. and Rio Grande Blvd. N.W. in front of the Central Grill. A male victim succumbed to his wounds and is deceased. Homicide detectives will be responding to the scene to start an investigation.


Police blocked traffic along Central Ave. where it converges with Lomas Blvd. Drivers are advised to avoid the area for the next several hours. City buses are also being diverted as a result of the investigation.


Media can stage at APD’s Old Town Sub. Approach from Rio Grande heading south.


APD has advocates for victims of violent crimes, including domestic violence and sex crimes. Victims, including family of homicide victims, can call 505-924-6028 to reach one of the advocates. Victim advocates can also be reached by email: [email protected].